Charles Marshall McNeal, 86, of Elizabeth Township, died Friday, August 4, 2017. He was born November 22, 1930 in Beaver Falls and was the son of the late Marshall and Mildred Mulford McNeal. Charles was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in White Oak and was retired from US Steel Irvin Works. He was a US Army Veteran and served in the Korean War. For his service he received the Korean Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal. He is survived by his wife, Louise Rapczak McNeal, sons, Donald (Sherry) Pronic of Pittsburgh, Joseph (Theresa) Pronic of Butler, and Ryan Charles (Pamela) McNeal of Kissimmee, FL, brother, Dennis McNeal of Columbiana, Ohio, sisters, Rebecca Trivilino of Royal Oak, Michigan, and Mary Beth Keller of Columbiana, Ohio, grandchildren, Amanda and Brittani Pronic, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Doris, Fran, and Marsha, and brother, Robert. There is no visitation. Funeral Service followed by Military Honors will be held at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies 1158 Morgan Road, Bridgeville, on Wednesday August 9, at 12:30 PM. The Rev. Michael Ryan will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1656 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published August 08, 2017.